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Random music news for Monday, January 17, 2022

If you’re doing to be at all judgmental, do not click this link. Trust me. But by all means click through music news for January 17, 2022.

  1. Interesting: Nearly a third of iTunes Top 100 consists of oldies. New releases just aren’t catching on.
  2. Prince’s estate has been valued at US$156.4 million.
  3. Six people were hospitalized in a shooting at a concert in Eugene, Oregon.
  4. Does your car use 3G? That could be a problem this year. Here’s why.
  5. Vinyl albums outsold CDs in the US last year. That hasn’t happened in 30 years.
  6. TikTok reports US$2.3 billion in in-app purchases in 2021. That’s nuts.
  7. YouTube is testing a new feature that auto-downloads 20 recommended videos every week.
  8. Too much information, Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox.
  9. Melissa Etheridge has a new graphic novel.
  10. A lovely thought: Metal taking over Eurovision in 2022.
  11. The FBI is taking a greater interest in the Astroworld tragedy.
  12. Bill Murray has covered Tom Waits’ “The Piano Has Been Driinking.”
  13. Who you calling ugly, Mick?
  14. Bez from The Happy Mondays did this. At least he protected his melon from twisting.

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